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5 podcasts every South African business owner should be subscribing to in 2021
March 09, 2021

With the abundance of long weekends and Easter holidays around the corner, it’s the perfect time to draw some inspiration from a really great podcast (or three).  However, with thousands of entrepreneurs and thought-leaders from multiple industries sharing their thought-provoking advice and lessons learned along the way, it can be quite overwhelming trying to find…

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The SME’s Guide to Stocking up for Black Friday and Christmas in 2020
November 02, 2020

With the 2020 festive season fast approaching, many SMEs are gearing up for their busiest business period – and it all begins with the larger-than-life precursor otherwise known as Black Friday. Here are six things to consider to ensure you’re prepared for the upcoming holiday period: 1. Forecast, forecast, forecast If you sell a manufactured…

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6 Things Every SME Should Consider When Hiring Year-End Staff
October 30, 2020

The holiday period can be an especially manic one for many SMEs. From Black Friday to Christmas, you may be in need of more manpower depending on the industry you’re in. But before you panic-hire a part-time team at the last minute, consider these six things: 1. Expectation vs reality If you’re expecting a potential…

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Accessing business funding during Covid-19 and beyond
August 21, 2020

EasyBiz Technologies + Bridgement webinar (July 2020) EasyBiz Technologies hosted a webinar with Bridgement that highlighted how businesses can best navigate and adapt to the “new norm” as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Daniel Golderg, CEO and founder of Bridgement, explored the various funding options available to South Africa’s SMEs during Covid-19. Goldberg painted…

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How to avoid a 10% penalty from SARS this 2020 tax season
August 13, 2020

Debt and taxes in the time of Corona Benjamin Franklin is often quoted as saying that there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Some say that the quote originated in the book written by famous author Daniel Defoe, The Political History of the Devil. Regardless of who coined the phrase, two…

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Make your .ZA site compliant with Covid-19 regulations for free, in seconds
April 03, 2020

If your business’s website domain is registered in the .ZA namespace – which, considering over 1.3-million domains currently are, is highly likely – you’ll know about the recent government regulations issued in terms of the Disaster Management Act. Namely, that all South African website owners must provide a link to the Department of Health’s Covid-19…

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3 smart ways to manage cash flow in 2020
December 03, 2019

Cash is king when it comes to the financial management of a growing company. The difference between the time you have to pay your suppliers and employees and the time you collect from your customers is the problem, and the solution is cash flow management. At its simplest, cash flow management means delaying outlays of…

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7 Black Friday Tips for SMEs 2020
November 27, 2019

Are you planning to buy your office equipment, staff laptops, annual stationery, etc next year in January? Why don’t you do that on Black Friday, you can save more than 30% of your budget. Black Friday is the most competitive selling day of the year, so it makes sense that it’s also one of the…

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